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and yell and scream we ran out. >> i had very little sleep. >> reporter: he came back to california from long island, new york, where he has been helping homeowners recover from superstorm sandy. >> started looking at the weather and hearing reports of something big coming in. i got on the plane and came in the evening before the storm, the first one and ever since then it has been nonstop. >> he tells us that he will return to storm-ravaged long island on thursday, but says he will return to northern california when the next big storm hits. we are live in lark sture where it is -- larkspur where it is raining pretty heavy. abc news. >> thanks very much. >>> crews in the santa cruz mountains hope to have one lane open on vine hill road tomorrow. a section of the road collapsed after the recent storms. one reason it is critical to get this thing fixed is vine hill road is an escape route for the city of santa cruz in the case of an emergency evacuation. it would be needed desperately if that should happen. fixing the entire road, however, will take a month. and we are tracking this storm
quinn tan nice on california and hyde streets were police are searching for a gunman. reporter: and actually california just opened within the last two minutes. it had been shut down to traffic since 6:30 this evening. let's show you some video we just shot. a little less than an hour ago, a man and woman were brought out in auction, police tell us this was a domestic violence situation and they were called here by neighbor of the couple. the neighbor told police he heard the couple were arguing in their apartment. he knocked on their door, and the man said he had a gun, and that prompted this response by police. now after three and a half hours of negotiations, the couple did come out unharmed. and they have been taken into custody. police tell us they have not yet found a firearm but they are searching that apartment. reporting live in san francisco, sergio quinn tan fashion abc-7 news. >> ama: an emotional outpouring for the victims of the deadly shooting in connecticut. people gathered for a candlelight vigil at the home town of teacher victoria soto. as the community mou
. the california highway patrol says there have been eight fatal collisions. five are involving drivers high on marijuana. you may recall we told you about an office of traffic safety survey that was released last month. it shows twice as many people were caught driving under the influence of drugs rather than alcohol in nine california cities on friday and saturday night last summer. >>> well, t minus 24 days and counting until the fiscal cliff deadline. no progress was made in washington. the main sticking point are about tax cuts that are set to expire and the president's demand that the wealthy pay more in taxes. the uncertainty of what is going to happen is starting to have an impact on donations to charity. abc7 news reporter ama dates dates is live in the newsroom. >> it is possible the tax deduction for charitable giving could be capped next year. so the question is do you hold on to your money during the financial uncertainty or donate more while you know you will get a deduction. for one charity in san francisco it seems people are doing a little of both. the food pantry at the st.
restrict access to firearms in response to today's tragedy. in california we have the strongest gun laws in the country as ranked by the brady campaign. >> california has the lowest mortality rate in the nation from firearms. >> they are considering reintroducing a bill. most recent polls show americans in general are in favor of more restrictions, gun store owner says the current laws are just fine. >> isolated incidents, it's tragic but we can't knee-jerk and think that is going to solve the problem because it's not. if people want to do something bad they will figure out a way to do it. >> some others feel something needs to change. >> watching the gun violence in our society, i can't stand by and watch that. >> marshall grew up with guns. he attended at a vigil to remember the lives lost in connecticut. >> you need to look in the mirror and take a look at ourselves, realizing change a few things how we deal with guns and way we issue them and how we encourage violence in society. >> we haven't heard from gun advocacy groups but the organization's facebook page has been unavailable fo
california elementary school since the newtown shooting is facing questions about his service history tonight. craig earned praise for doing guard duty at elementary school in houston just south of modest t to. but mat arena corps revie reviewed statements he made to the local newspaper. corps says he was not a reservist and never deployed to afghanistan. he was discharged in 2008 as private after serving less than one year. >>> in vallejo tonight police are looking for the hit-and-run driver who killed a man and his dog. it happened this morning at the intersection of sutter street and louisiana street show it to you on the map. 64-year-old man was returning from a walk with his dog when they were struck. victim is a resident of vallejo. driver and vehicle still nowhere to be found tonight. >>> in oakland police are searching for 2 people whose gun battle caught a grandmother in the cross fire. 47-year-old ramona foreman walk with her sister last night in front of a store on international boulevard at 92 avenue two men began shooting at one another from across the street. one of the
together. he's paying for rehab and bringing their son to southern california regularly to visit nadia it's a much different story for steve chic chick. there's a warrant for his arrest after he missed court appearance. police say he tried to steal a sweatshirt from macy while high on meth in august. i texted him before the hearing today asking if he would attend. he answered not feeling like going to jail and they would take me if i showed. i can't get past this connection her and i had was so strong. last night i slept on the streets again. i lost everything because of her and the life she forced me into. i tried to call him several take place see if he's okay but got his voice mail. these are streams of his tech on our welcome back site. nadia is still facing truck and child endangerment charges in southern california but her lawyer says the case may dropped if she does well if rehab. for the i team, abc 7 news. >>> well of l we honor the resip yaept of 2012 profile of excellence awards tonight. 24 years property file of excellent series celebrated the bay area diversity. e
recent statistics show repeat offenders account for 27% of dui arrests and convictions in california. that was in 2009. >>> a driver will face at least two felony charges after he lead oakland police on a deadly chase. it started when officers tried to pull him over for speeding late thursday. one minute later he smashed into another car. the crash killed a woman and two more people were injured. the driver is now in custody and a second person who was in the car has not yet been found. a lot more to bring you this friday. it is down to the wire big time. the fiscal cliff is really in sight now. >> it is deja vu all over again. >> the president chastising congress to do their jobs, but will they? details on what happened next. and violence against women. the vigil tonight in san francisco for a woman who lived and died brutally half a world away. and live doppler 7hd is tracking the rain and moving into the bay area. meteorologist sandhya patel is up next to show you when the rain will hit your neighborhood and a look ahead to new year's. that's all coming up. and then late other "ni
while on the scene of a rain-related accident. we'll tell you what happened. >> the california highway patrol is investigating the death of a pedestrian on the 580 freeway in richmond. those details coming up in a live report. >> and at 11:30, the investigation into just what caused a kansas city chiefs player to kill his girl friend -- girl -- girlfriend and himself. what friend are saying tonight. and just ahead, the next storm >>> a man walking down highway 580 was struck and killed after being hit by a big rig and several other cars. sergio is live at the cutting boulevard off-ramp in richmond with the story. sergio? >> ama, the accident scene was basically just cleared about 40 minutes ago or so. the chp says the tractor-trailer truck and a few vehicles hit the pedestrian on the freeway at about 8:30 this evening. traffic was squeezed down to just one westbound lane as investigators began piecing together how this happened. they say the semitruck and those vehicles hit the man as he was walking on the freeway. it is not yet clear how the man got there or why he was there. investig
for any business-related trips. but the compensation commission said the car perks had to end. california was the only state in the country providing vehicles for politicians while deep budget cuts were happening. a new "associated press" analysis, though, found in the months leading up to surrendering their cars a year ago, several lawmakers had extensive repairs done on taxpayer money. some were routine maintenance work, others upgraded their gps systems, had the brakes replaced or the bumpers fixed. more than three dozen lawmakers brought their old cars back from private dealers that end up with the state fleet. >> there's some activity that doesn't pass the smell test. legislators tried to milk as much out of this program before it ended. >> ap found bob dutton's repair tab on this chevy tahoe topped the list at $6,000. assemblyman is door hall's hybrid cost $2,500 to fix, and former assemblyman tony mendoza had a $2,300 bill on his hybrid. messages to all of them were not returned and doesn't appear anything illegal happened. but dutton used his campaign funds for the purchase sparke
-mom, the friend. >>reporter: family friends in southern california where rivera lived still trying to comprehend the superstar sudden death. singer jet crashed in northern mexico following a concert killing 7 people including rivera. >> we are like in denial. many keep news prayer. there are no words. >>reporter: soulful singer seemed to have a special bond with latino followers. battled poverty, divorce other hardship to achieve success. >> she has been through so many up and down and she got through it. yes. so i do admire her. as a woman. >>reporter: social network site twitter and facebook are exploding with condolences. rivera death has many others searching the internet to find out more about the talented artist killed at the height of her career. >> huge loss of a human being. more than just music. >>reporter: many fans knew of her personal challenge because of her reality tv show i love jenni where she interactd with her family and toured the united states and mexico. in san jose, abc 7 news. >> many coming up next. woman who survived 6 frigid days in the sierra. tonight you
is in the hospital. why it can't be called just morning sicknesses either. >> northern california magician set on fire on television. ways it a prank or something else? >> as you have heard here rain on the way again. 7 news has leif look at doppler [ boy 1 ] hey! that's the last crescent. oh, did you want it? yea we'll split it. [ female announcer ] made fresh, so light, buttery and flakey. that's half that's not half! guys, i have more! thanks mom [ female announcer ] pillsbury crescents. let the making begin [ female announcer ] holiday cookies are a big job. everything has to be just right. perfection is in the details. ♪ get to holiday fun faster with pillsbury cookie dough. >> prince william and wife kate are expecting. news they didn't want to share with the world yet but the trip today to the hospital forced their hand. kate is suffering from rare condition that causes extreme nausea far beyond morning sicknesses. al help has more. >>reporter: this is a severe form of morning sicknesses that debill taste expecting mother causing severe voomenting weight loss and dehydration. it's
san francisco to speak at the california alarm association at the park 55 hotel. >> i'm a little disappointed because from new hampshire to california every time i travel to give a speech i have demonstrators. i don't see any here. >>reporter: yet despite the lack of demonstrations sentiment against sheriff arpaio position is strong in san francisco. and that includes the opinion of students here at this middle school in noe vaechlt they mailed him letters written in spanish can accusing him of racism and break up family. he wanted to meet the students face-to-face and scheduled something for friday but the school ultimately cancelled. the sheriff is disappointed. >> icap explain every one of those allegations and let them know it's not true and try to educate them that we should enforce the laws. >>reporter: ask children aren't the only ones he won't be meeting during the stay no. plans to meet with district attorney george cast again either to raise money for arpaio opponent in last month election. >> certainly we would love to send him a message that come enjoy the city.
the presidio, california street and gary boulevard. much lighter toward the santa cruz mountains. it is almost just over six inches of rain up in the far northern end of sonoma county. rainfall has varied. winds are gusty in a couple of spots up to 50 miles an hour, but not as strong as earlier today. we have scattered thunderstorms in the forecast. heavy rain coming. i'll have the timing of all of this for your holiday weekend in a few minutes. dan? >> thanks very much. the wet weather has been causing problems all over the bay area. alan wang is live in santa rosa with the story there. alan? >> dan, we had a break for awhile, and now we are starting to see the rain pick up a little out here. this is just one of the many flooded areas in sonoma county tonight. there are several washed out roads west of santa rosa. and the public works crews are expecting it to get a lot worse this weekend. joel stopped at the water's edge west of santa rosa and decided to roll the dice. >> came through a couple hours ago and it was pretty light. i thought i could make it through this time. >> unlike these tru
50 miles. 90% will do so on the road. some good news, gas prices continue to fall. in california gas costs $3.62 a gallon. that's down from mid-november. the bay area is averaging $3.71 a gallon. the most expensive city? san francisco at $3.83. vallejo has the cheapest prices at $3.49 a gallon. >>> it is not a cure all, but one remedy is to give and receive a big hug. that's what volunteers from the hunting happiness project were going at the oakland farmer's market today. the group of good samaritans were offering notes of encouraging words. they seemed touched with the random words of kindness. >> >> i will take a hug. it was encouraging. >> i got two hugs from complete strangers. i thought it was so heartwarming considering all that is going on in the world these days. >> the project offers help to people who need food or are homeless. >>> ski resorts in the sierra are happy, but travelers will have a slippery drive over the next several days. there is a lot of snow on the ground already. plenty for the kids to enjoy on the holiday break. more snowfall is expected tonight and tomo
the leaderboard. thousand oaks california. tiger off to a great start. in the rough. nothing but net. 3 under 69. five back, keying gap -- degree began -- keegan bradley. two shots back, and grandma mcdowell hasn't one since this event back in 2010. in great position through three rounds. bogey-free. our leader heading into sunday's final round. >> mls cup finals, application and dine -- dynamos, david beckham playing his last game, landon donovan possibly playing his last game also. the galaxy win, 3-1 the final. this sports report broth you by river rook casino. >> ama: high wind and flood warnings across the bay area tonight. we're tracking the storm as a third in a series of storms moves in. we'll have a live report and the forecast when we >> another major storm is moving into northern california right now. you are looking at live doppler 7hd. meteorologist leigh glaser is tracking the storm and will be back in a few minutes with a look at the forecast. i'm ama daetz. the big turn tonight, flooding, sergio quintana is live in napa where they're keeping an eye on the river level. >> the most
to berkeley. he can recruit california and not a huge name unless you are really into college football. he comes from a football family. he replaced tedford. cal will hold a news conference tomorrow. one player he will not get a chance to coach is the all-time leading receiver keenan alan. he just finished his downyes, sir season and finished with 2500 receiving yards, third in school history. alan is a tremendous threat and a punt returner and he will definitely be a first round pick in the spring in the nfl draft. the raiders are looking to snap a five-game losing streak against one of the best teams. they are hosting peyton manning and the denver broncos. we will have that game live pre game at 4:00 p.m. over the course of his storied career peyton manning played only twice. most recently in 2010. that was a 31-26 colts victory. the first meeting of the year between oakland and denver came in week four. manning torched the raiders for 338 yards and three touchdowns. it was a 37-6 blowout. the grone -- the broncos are 10-point favorites and the could i for them is preventing a let down.
to slow the train down in time ?ie. in southern california a tow truck driver was killed by an amtrak train as he tried to get a stalled car off the tracks. the people in the stalled car got out safely. authorities say the victim was on the tracks when the crossing gates closed around him and he couldn't get uh what i in time. >>> a mexican wire service claiming the explain that was carrying jennie rivera magazine functioned once before the crash. the singer born in southern california was best known for her songs in the mexican regional banda and nor tan yaw styles. >> it is a shock to the family. it is incredible, something most of you who know my sister she was a very strong person. she fought for everything in life. she was a great person. >> jennie rivera was a role model to women and members of the gay community. >> the gay community love her. she is one of -- i would say a diva. >> a moiment -- a moment of silence was held for her at a gay club in the mission district. >>> buckingham palace reports that kate middleton is suffering from acute morning sickness again, but will not
the cold air is heading into southern california. rain and snow there. but we are getting this cold air filtering in behind it. a couple more systems coming, and they are all cold. highest tides of the year, and they are known as king tides. tomorrow will be a little higher, 7.2 feet at 10. a 34 in the morning. friday 7 feet at 11:24. be careful out there. here is the rain that is coming friday morning at 5:00 a.m. you can start to see us approaching the north bay. it is getting in here at 7:00 a.m. this is the latest computer model and now wants to bring it in across the bay area. rain likely for your friday and then going into the late-night hours is when it will finally wind down. tomorrow afternoon it is going to be cool. the temperatures in the low to mid50s. you will still need to stay in layers. bundle up. temperatures in the monterey bay in the mid50s. frosty cold in the morning. we are looking at a cool afternoon. rain on friday and dry right now on saturday chance of rain on sunday. monday we are looking at wet weather and a few showers on tuesday. the strongest of the storms
>>> it is happening in northern california where a massive sigh pile up happened along a busy interstate. good evening. i'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm dan ashley. a 60-vehicle crash has shutdown interstate 5. it is just south of the oregon border. it all started with a semislammed into the concrete median about 6:20 tonight. >> vehicles had a hard time stoping likely because of black ice in that area. this crash stretches along two miles. the whole section of i-5 has been closed. >> cal fire reports 16 people injured including seven taken to the hospital. the area is under a winter weather advisory tonight. >> well, right here in the bay area, temperatures are dropping for what could be dropping for what could be one of the coldest nights of the season. >> spencer christian is here and he is tracking the current condition. >> first of all you can see we have clear skies. these cloud free skies will allow for temperatures to plummet and indeed they will do so. we do have a freeze warning in affect from 3:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. for the north bay hills and valleys. the low temperature
on the face book page saying he was edgey and cocky in the message. >> in response to the shooting california department of education asked schools to review their security plans. 90 million dollars year helps public school make security improve. they hold lock down drill once a month. teacher close curtain turn out lights. drop to the floor and tell everyone to the remain silent. district also made changes to door lock and window even so it plans to have different measures. >> gun control support, according to new post poll 54 percent support stricter gun control in general. 71 percent oppose the out right ban of hand guns but 52 percent favor banning semi-automatic and ammunition clip that hold more than 10 bullet. >> colorado tragedy and gun control debate ignited led to increase in gun sales across the country and bray area. we have that story. >>reporter: it was busy weekend at marin county arms in novato where gun sales increase since the connecticut school shooting. he won't say how many guns are sold but other dealers report record sales. nationwide handgun and shotgun are selli
is leading a group that would buy the chain that has 47 stores in california and washington state. "nightline" is next. for rick quan and sandhya patel and carolyn johnson, thank you for watching. we appreciate your time as always. check out abc7 morning news at 4:30 a.m. have a good night. >>> tonight on a special edition of "nightline" -- a white house christmas with the first family. president barack obama and first lady michelle obama sit down for an intimate and revealing first interview together since the election. only with barbara walters. >> how do you keep the fire going? >>> trimming the trees with the first dog bo. inside a special tradition. how they deck the halls at 1600 pennsylvania avenue. >>> and ask mrs. obama. first graders with a very special connection to the white house tree a
the california anchor home to showing how to train your dragon in san jose tonight. a pretty good time. this is sports report brought to you by river rock casino. >> pretty spectacular. >> coming up next. 33 ton fish >> coming up next. 33 ton fish tank that sudd >> when you wake up in the morning bundle el up. cold in the morning. mid 30's to mid 40's at 5:00 a.m. 8:00 a.m. not inching up. upper 30's to mid 40's. we have complete updates. >> thanks sandhya leave you with what is buzzing around the world. check out amazing video from chain a.33 ton shark tank exploding at shanghai shopping mall. people looking at the attaching as it shatters. 15 people hurt. cold temperatures showedy material made the tank brittle. next billing thing from this web site says cupertino base apple will provide the i watch for sale next year. has blue tooth technology and one and a half inch screen. how cool is that. that's all for now. night line-up next. for collin, sandhya, carolyn, larry all of us here, appreciate your time. see you tomorrow. next newscast at 4:30 am on morning audio .
believe? >> 51 other cities and counties in california including san jose, san francisco and san mateo already impose a plastic bag ban. >>> the san francisco asian art museum rang in the new year during a traditional japanese bell ripping ceremony. buddhists in san francisco welcomed the new year by clanging a 2100 pound bronze bell 108 times. visitors were also allowed to join in. this is the museum's 27th annual bell ringing ceremony. the bell's tone was used to curb mortal desires. it is a buddhist way to help with new year's resolutions. and as 2012 comes to a close you can look at the top gnaws stories, videos and slide shows at abr7 news.com. >>> leigh glaser is here checking on our forecast. >> it will be chilly. it is chilly right now. looking down on richardson bay, san francisco in the background and folks it is clear and live doppler 7hd right now is not picking up any returns at all. we do have high pressure over the bay area bringing us the sinking air and some very cold temperatures. now, if you are trying to make your plans for tomorrow, new year's eve, during the day b
rain will move into southern california and los angeles. 64 degrees. we will look for 58 for fresno. accu-weather seven-day forecast a dry day tomorrow and christmas day is wet and showers on wednesday. we will get to a mini dry pattern on wednesday, friday and saturday jie. we will take any dry pattern we can get. thank you, leigh. >>> can the inniners get a mulligan or something? >> next week. we will take you around the nfl. the niners were ambushed in seattle. the seahawks were lead by jim harbaugh's former stanford players who counted for three td's. >>> those of us who play the game knew that colin kaepernick would have a let down. he just doesn't have enough experience to keep up the solid play he had in the start of his career. it caught up with him in seattle. his confidence was shaken. it could affect his play the rest of the way. the first possession and the former cal bear and 24 of his 130 total yards on offense right here. he had two td's. niners get a scoring opportunity on this field goal. but it is blocked by bryant and the stanford man richard sherman. he goes 90 y
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